The agency used stimulus funds to speed cleanup at 51 sites in FY2009 and oversaw more than 368 emergency response and removal actions.
Florida and Illinois each have two hazardous waste sites that have been added to the National Priorities List.
The public is invited to comment on the proposed settlement, which will fund remaining cleanup at the Anderson-Calhoun Mine and Mill site.
EPA fined the Stigler, Okla., marina for violating Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure rules at its bulk storage facility.
Anchorage, Alaska, company will support environmental projects under a 3-year, $25 million small business contract.
The relocation exemption has congressional support and would move approximately 77 residential and business properties.
The Palos Verdes Shelf Fish Contamination Education Collaborative Community Outreach Team educated local fishermen and the Vietnamese and Chinese communities on the dangers of consuming contaminated fish.
Following its five-year review, EPA said natural degradation and state and local laws are preventing exposure to contaminated groundwater.
Agency and TVA have brought in large hydraulic dredge equipment to expedite ash removal.
The court ruled in favor of the Solvent Chemical Company in litigation involving the recovery of cleanup funds from one of the potentially responsible parties of a site in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Company did not comply with order to close underground storage tanks at two former Texaco gas stations in Pennsylvania.
EPA's engineering evaluation addresses cleanup, stabilization, and closure of the Swan Pond embayment area.
All American Metal Finishing has agreed to complete cleanup of hazardous chemicals at its former metal finishing business.
With supportive public comments, the agency says it plans to involve the community as Dow proceeds with its Superfund work in two Michigan waterways and continues to comply with its Resource Conservation and Recovery Act license.
State environmental agency will determine the presence of contamination using about $75,000 in stimulus funds.
A Temple University professor found that the nutrient concentration in the beaches was 10 times lower than what is required for optimal aerobic biodegradation of oil.